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By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (KDKA) – It’s too cold for roller coasters, but crews at Kennywood are still hard at work.

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The park shared a Tuesday transformation on Facebook, saying more than 500 feet of track on the Racer is being replaced.

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Kennywood says its’s part of the annual maintenance program. This winter, they’re focusing on the front and back turnarounds on the ride.

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The Racer is the only single-continuous track coaster in the nation.

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Crews Respond To House Fire In Pine Township

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PINE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) — Crews responded to a house fire in Pine Township.

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Multiple fire departments responded Friday to the home on Old Slate Road for the fire. No one was home at the time of the fire, and there were no injuries.

Crews said we cannot get up to the home on Old State Road in Pine Township. Firefighters are using off-road vehicles to get to the house. The Allegheny County fire marshal is on scene. @KDKA pic.twitter.com/4oJnzBq97e

— Jessica Guay (@JessicaGuayTV) March 6, 2021

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Firefighters had to bring in two 3,000-gallon pools to help fight the fire. Tankers would go from the hydrants and then to the pools to fill them.

Due to the flames, the roof of the house caved in. The road in the area was closed as crews fought the fire.

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The fire marshall is investigating.

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